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What is a Certificate of Calibration?

Posted on Oct 19, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

For vaccine storage providers, having a valid Certificate of Calibration is necessary in order to meet CDC and Vaccines for Children guidelines. Having an accurate certificate can also help providers and facilities meet third-party audits and compliance reviews.

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The Importance of Point-of-Care Access to Medications

Posted on Oct 12, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Over the last decade, facilities have slowly been moving away from a centralized distribution model to a decentralized or point-of-care distribution model. More than half of facilities rely on automatic dispensing cabinets to support efficient, point-of-care distribution.

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CDC Releases Provider Resources for the 2021-2022 Influenza Season

Posted on Oct 07, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The CDC has updated their Seasonal Influenza Resource Center to include materials and other information related to this year’s flu season. The CDC’s seasonal flu vaccination resources are available to assist providers and other partners in communicating the importance of...

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Integrated Medical-Grade Refrigeration through i.Series®

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Helmer’s i.Series® refrigerators and freezers offer optimized control in temperature, noise, and energy management. Powered by OptiCool™ technology, GX Solutions pairs variable capacity compressor (VCC) technology and natural hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerant to achieve...

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Webinar Recap | Back to School: Navigating return to school and work amid COVID-19 and Flu Season

Posted on Sep 21, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Thank you to our speaker and participants for joining last week’s webinar: Back to School: Navigating return to school and work amid COVID-19 and Flu Season. Dr. L.J. Tan from the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) discussed the upcoming flu season; how to avoid a...

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Clean Room Best Practices

Posted on Sep 16, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

USP <797> details the procedures and requirements for compounding sterile preparations and sets standards that are applicable to all practice settings in which sterile preparations are compounded. The goal of this chapter is to help prevent patient harm from inaccurate or...

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New COVID-19 Vaccine Storage Capacity Tool Available

Posted on Sep 07, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Helmer is pleased to announce the rollout of our COVID-19 Vaccine Storage Capacity Tool. This tool is available on our website and is designed to assist providers in selecting the right vaccine storage equipment for their inventory needs. With varying storage requirements for...

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Consider Refrigerated Meds in Your Medication Storage Safety Review

Posted on Sep 02, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Ambient medications stored throughout the hospital in medication rooms are often stored inside of automated dispensing cabinets which provide inventory tracking, organization, and security. Refrigerated medications, on the other hand, are often overlooked when it comes to...

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How to Get Ready for Flu Season

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Summer is winding down and providers are preparing for the upcoming flu season and the beginning of flu vaccination efforts. According to the CDC, last year’s flu season saw the highest number of flu vaccine doses ever administered. More than 193 million doses were given, and...

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Helmer eStore Offers Easy Ordering for Parts, Disposables, Accessories

Posted on Aug 19, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Clinical laboratories, blood banks, and pharmacies using products from Helmer Scientific have a convenient option for ordering the items needed to support or customize their equipment. Many parts, accessories, and disposables can be ordered directly from our online store.

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